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Purchase College Announces A Change In Leadership At  The Performing Arts Center Photo Purchase College Announces A Change In Leadership At The Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2020

Purchase College announced last week that Seth Soloway, Director of the Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, will be leaving Purchase to become the Associate Dean for Presenting and External Relations at the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University.

Garth Fagan, Martha Myers and More kick Off Week 8 of the American Dance Guild Virtua Photo Garth Fagan, Martha Myers and More kick Off Week 8 of the American Dance Guild Virtual Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2020

NEXT WEEK, Nov. 30 through Dec. 6, the 2020 ADG Virtual Festival will stream WEEK EIGHT, a tribute to Garth Fagan, Martha Myers and the Thunderbird American Indian Dancers/Louis Mofsie, honorees at American Dance Guild Festival 2017 - 'Celebrating Diversity.' 

VIDEO: Uncharted Territory: Dancers in Isolation Preview Film Launches from Eric Tayl Photo VIDEO: Uncharted Territory: Dancers in Isolation Preview Film Launches from Eric Taylor Dance
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2020

Eryc Taylor Dance (ETD) presents a new short film project entitled Uncharted Territory: Dancers in Isolation, available now at https://vimeo.com/482125982. The piece is a preview trailer for a larger project of the same name, which will be developed further at the end of March as in-person performances and a long-form film.

American Dance Guild Festival Week Seven Begins This Monday Photo American Dance Guild Festival Week Seven Begins This Monday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020

Reaching into its archival treasure trove of rarely seen recordings of past events, The American Dance Guild continues their virtual offering 10 Years Over 10 Weeks, a rich collection of video performances of honorees and guest artists over the last ten years of ADG Performance Festivals.

American Dance Guild Festival Week 6 to Feature Liz Lerman, Alice Teirstein and Doug  Photo American Dance Guild Festival Week 6 to Feature Liz Lerman, Alice Teirstein and Doug Varone
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2020

Reaching into its archival treasure trove of rarely seen recordings of past events, The American Dance Guild continues their virtual offering 10 Years Over 10 Weeks, a rich collection of video performances of honorees and guest artists over the last ten years of ADG Performance Festivals.

THE 2020 AMERICAN DANCE GUILD PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL Celebrates 10 Years Over 10 Weeks Photo THE 2020 AMERICAN DANCE GUILD PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL Celebrates 10 Years Over 10 Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020

Reaching into its archival treasure trove of rarely seen recordings of past events, The American Dance Guild continues their virtual offering 10 Years Over 10 Weeks, a rich collection of video performances of honorees and guest artists over the last ten years of ADG Performance Festivals.

American Dance Guild Festival Week 3 Features Elaine Summers and Dianne McIntyre Photo American Dance Guild Festival Week 3 Features Elaine Summers and Dianne McIntyre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2020

Reaching into its archival treasure trove of rarely seen recordings of past events, The American Dance Guild will continue their virtual offering 10 Years Over 10 Weeks, a rich collection of video performances of honorees and guest artists over the last ten years of ADG Performance Festivals.

Week Two of The American Dance Guild Festival to Feature Paul Sanasardo, Jane Dudley  Photo Week Two of The American Dance Guild Festival to Feature Paul Sanasardo, Jane Dudley and Linda Tarnay
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020

NEXT WEEK, October 19-25, the 2020 ADG Virtual Festival will stream Week 2, a special tribute to choreographers PAUL SANASARDO, JANE DUDLEY AND LINDA TARNAY, honorees at American Dance Guild Festival 2011. Video footage each week will be live from 10am Monday to 11:59pm Sunday ET.

The American Dance Guild Presents 25 Dance Innovators and Cultural Leaders in 10 YEAR Photo The American Dance Guild Presents 25 Dance Innovators and Cultural Leaders in 10 YEARS OVER 10 WEEKS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2020

Reaching into its archival treasure trove of rarely seen recordings of past events, The American Dance Guild on October 12 will begin their virtual offering 10 Years Over 10 Weeks, a rich collection of video performances of honorees and guest artists over the last ten years of ADG Performance Festivals.

The American Dance Guild Presents 10 YEARS OVER 10 WEEKS Photo The American Dance Guild Presents 10 YEARS OVER 10 WEEKS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020

Reaching into its archival treasure trove of rarely seen recordings of past events, The American Dance Guild on October 12 will begin their virtual offering 10 Years Over 10 Weeks, a rich collection of video performances of honorees and guest artists over the last ten years of ADG Performance Festivals.

Virtual Pathways Dance Festival 2020 to Feature Works by Helen Pickett, Yu Dance Thea Photo Virtual Pathways Dance Festival 2020 to Feature Works by Helen Pickett, Yu Dance Theatre, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020

Virtual Pathways Dance Festival 2020 (VPDF) is a virtual dance festival featuring cutting-edge archived dances, including works by Doug Varone & Dancers, Helen Pickett, Yu Dance Theatre, and Complexions Contemporary Ballet. VPDF 2020 is produced by Alyssandra Katherine Dance (AKD), Co-Presented by ODC Theater online.

TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND Announces All-American 2020-21 Season Photo TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND Announces All-American 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2020

In light of these extraordinary times, TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND has decided to present an exceptional All American season, supporting the artists working in America.

Orchestra Of St. Luke's Online Series BACH AT HOME Delayed To June 23 Photo Orchestra Of St. Luke's Online Series BACH AT HOME Delayed To June 23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2020

Bach at Home, Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) curated online Festival, will launch on June 9 and continue through June 30, 2020, with content released each consecutive Tuesday at 12:00 pm ET. The digital Festival re-conceives the 2020 OSL Bach Festival that would have taken place in June during the same period but was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Bach at Home will be comprised of over 30 video performances, as well as original interviews, discussions, essays, and additional archived content that will be available at OSLmusic.org/Bach.

Orchestra Of St. Luke's BACH AT HOME Launches On June 9 Photo Orchestra Of St. Luke's BACH AT HOME Launches On June 9
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2020

Bach at Home, Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) curated online Festival, will launch on June 9 and continue through June 30, 2020, with content released each consecutive Tuesday at 12:00 pm ET.

Northern Manhattan's UP Theater Company Has Announced the Cast of A BARN PLAY Photo Northern Manhattan's UP Theater Company Has Announced the Cast of A BARN PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020

Northern Manhattan's own UP Theater Company presents a different kind of animal farm in the world premiere of Lizzie Donahue's 'A Barn Play' March 18-April 4, 2020, at the Good Shepherd/Inwood Academy Space. This timely and darkly comic fable explores the power of creating art amidst oppression when a cast of farm animals rehearses their show. Directed by Melissa Moschitto, Founding Artistic Director of The Anthropologists.

Peter Stathas Dance Presents The World Premiere Of IN THE GARDEN Photo Peter Stathas Dance Presents The World Premiere Of IN THE GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

Peter Stathas Dance presents the World Premiere of In the Garden from Thursday-Saturday, February 20-22, 2020 at 8pm at The Theater at Gibney, 280 Broadway (entrance at 53A Chambers). Tickets are $15 and are available at https://gibneydance.org/event/pop-performance-peter-stathas-dance/2020-02-20. Pending availability, tickets can be purchased at the door for $20.

Peter Stathas Dance Presents The World Premiere Of IN THE GARDEN Photo Peter Stathas Dance Presents The World Premiere Of IN THE GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

Peter Stathas Dance presents the World Premiere of In the Garden from Thursday-Saturday, February 20-22, 2020 at 8pm at The Theater at Gibney, 280 Broadway (entrance at 53A Chambers). Tickets are $15 and are available at https://gibneydance.org/event/pop-performance-peter-stathas-dance/2020-02-20. Pending availability, tickets can be purchased at the door for $20.  

Bessies Executive Director Lucy Sexton to Step Down Photo Bessies Executive Director Lucy Sexton to Step Down
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020

The Steering Committee of the NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, announced today that Lucy Sexton, who has served as Executive Director of The Bessies since 2009, is stepping down to expand her work in cultural advocacy with New Yorkers for Culture & Arts and to pursue new creative projects. She will continue in an advisory role until the end of January 2020. Michele Thompson joins the organization as Interim Executive Director.

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by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

MasterVoices to Perform New York Premiere of  Jeremy Schonfeld's Rock-Opera IRON & CO Photo MasterVoices to Perform New York Premiere of Jeremy Schonfeld's Rock-Opera IRON & COAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019

MasterVoices, led by Artistic Director Ted Sperling, continues its 2019-20 season on January 10 and 11 at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College of Criminal Justice with the New York premiere of Iron & Coal, Jeremy Schonfeld's multimedia rock-opera about his family's experience in the Holocaust and its aftermath. Along with MasterVoices, joining Schonfeld onstage will be distinguished theater artist Rinde Eckert, tenor Daniel Rowan, the Brooklyn Youth Chorus, and the New York-based contemporary music ensemble, Contemporaneous.

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